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Smith, William Elder Drummond, 1892-1957 (businessman)

 Person

Biography

William Elder Drummond Smith joined Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1920. He was an assistant in the company's Produce Department at Hankow, 1920-1923, and Shanghai, 1923-1929, before taking charge of the Produce Department at Shanghai in 1929, as well as the Brewery from 1935. He transferred to the Private Office at Shanghai in 1941, and became a Director there in 1946. He joined Matheson & Co. Ltd in 1947, and was a Director of that company, 1947-1954.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

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Biographical notes on Directors, 1948-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L11/36
Scope and Contents

Typescript biographical notes on H.D.M. Barton, R. Gordon, F.C. Hall, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, D.L. Newbigging, J.F. Owen, W.E.D. Smith and E.F. Watts, c. 1953-1954; a press cutting on the death of D.L. Newbigging (d. 1948); and a manuscript letter from H.D.M. Barton to B.D.F. Beith, 19 April 1954, containing biographical notes about himself.

Dates: 1948-1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence and telegrams of Hong Kong, London, Taipei and Tokyo, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/162
Scope and Contents Correspondence and telegrams of Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Taipei and Tokyo, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London:1. Copies of telegrams exchanged between Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, and correspondents in Hong Kong and London, January-December 1956, with some telegrams exchanged with correspondents in New York, Seoul, Singapore and Taipei.2. A copy of property letter no. P.1 from H.D.M. Barton, Hong Kong, to W.J. Keswick, London, 24 February 1956, regarding the Jardine...
Dates: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Correspondence re W.E.D. Smith, 1 Nov. 1929-15 Dec. 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/I21/6/82
Dates: 1 Nov. 1929-15 Dec. 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Miscellaneous property correspondence, 1953-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/40
Scope and Contents Property correspondence of Jardine Matheson, Canton, Hankow, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei, Tientsin and Tokyo, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers:LONDON AND TOKYO1. Copies of letters nos P.1-2 from E.F. Watts, Tokyo, to W.J. Keswick, London, 20 August 1953 and 17 September 1953.2. Copies of letters no. P.2 from W.J. Keswick, London, to E.F. Watts, Tokyo, 6 August 1953, and no. 3 from W.E.D. Smith, London, to Watts, Tokyo, 28...
Dates: 1953-1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Miscellaneous semi-official and other correspondence, 1953-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/161
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous semi-official and property correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd; Matheson & Co. Ltd; and representatives of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, with enclosures.TAIPEIOriginal property letter no. P.1 from B.E. Bolton, Jardine Matheson, Taipei, to R. Gordon, Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 19 March 1954, and a copy of property letter no. P.1 from R. Gordon, Hong Kong, to B.E. Bolton, Taipei, 24 March 1954, regarding Bolton's...
Dates: 1953-1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential correspondence between Hong Kong and London, 1945-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/7
Scope and Contents Private and confidential correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with related letters and papers. The letters from Hong Kong to London are copies; the letters from London to Hong Kong are originals. There are also some copies of telegrams exchanged between Hong Kong and London. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and E.F....
Dates: 1945-1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential correspondence between London and Shanghai, 1945-1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/13
Scope and Contents

Copies of private and confidential correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with related letters and papers. The correspondents are J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, F.A. Pollock and W.E.D. Smith.

Dates: 1945-1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential correspondence between London and Tokyo, 1950-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/15
Scope and Contents

Copies of private and confidential correspondence between W.J. Keswick and W.E.D. Smith, Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and F.A. Pollock and E.F. Watts, Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, with copies of telegrams and other related papers.

Dates: 1950-1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from Hong Kong to London, 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/21
Scope and Contents An incomplete series of private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, D.I. Bosanquet, I.D. Bruce, P.J. Collins, W.J. Downey, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, D.W.N. Landale, C.G.R. Leach, H.H. Lennox, P.L. MacDougall, D.D.B. McLeod, G.L. Marshall, R.E. Moore,...
Dates: 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/27
Scope and Contents An incomplete series of copies of private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, H.D.M. Barton, P.H. Blagbrough, D.I. Bosanquet, J.J.G. Brown, J.G. Curtis, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, M.S. Henderson, M.A.R. Herries, E.J.V. Hutt, H.N.L. Keswick, J.H. Keswick, S.L. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, D.P.F. Maxwell, D.S. Middleditch, R.E. Moore; S. Murray, D.K. Newbigging,...
Dates: 1945-1984 (1945-1975 and 1983-1984)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Hong Kong, 1954-1981 (1954-1970 and 1974-1981)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/12
Dates: 1954-1981 (1954-1970 and 1974-1981)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from London to Tokyo, 14 Nov. 1949-23 Jan. 1963 (all but one document dated 1949-1954)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/30
Scope and Contents Copies of private and confidential letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 1-3 from W.J. Keswick to F.A. Pollock, 14 November-28 December 1949. The letters are joint letters to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo, with a separate P. & C. number for each office.2. Nos 4-10 from W.J. Keswick to F.A. Pollock, 3 January-5 December 1950.3. Nos 11-28 from W.J. Keswick to F.A....
Dates: 14 Nov. 1949-23 Jan. 1963 (all but one document dated 1949-1954)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Private and confidential letters from Shanghai to London, 10 Sep. 1945-9 May 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J4/32
Scope and Contents Original private and confidential letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos 1-8 from R. Gordon and F.A. Pollock to J.H. Keswick, 10 September-23 November 1945.2. Nos 9-31 from J.H. Keswick to W.J. Keswick, 18 February-28 December 1946.3. Nos 32-63 from J.H. Keswick (mainly) and F.A. Pollock to W.E.D. Smith and (mainly) W.J. Keswick, 7 January-19 November 1947.4. Nos 64-72 from...
Dates: 10 Sep. 1945-9 May 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property correspondence between Hong Kong and London, Shanghai and Tokyo, 1950-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/32
Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai and Tokyo, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are I.D. Bruce, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, F.A. Pollock, M.L. Railton, W.E.D. Smith and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1950-1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property correspondence between Hong Kong, London and Shanghai, 1945-1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/27
Scope and Contents

Property correspondence between Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.F. Owen, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and J.C. Taylor.

Dates: 1945-1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from Hong Kong to London, 1945-1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/43
Scope and Contents

Original property letters from Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, H.H. Lennox, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock, W.E.D. Smith and E.F. Watts.

Dates: 1945-1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from London to Hong Kong, 1945-1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/47
Scope and Contents

Copies of property letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, D.F. Landale, J.J. Paterson, F.A. Pollock and W.E.D. Smith.

Dates: 1945-1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from London to Shanghai, 8 Dec. 1945-31 Aug. 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/48
Scope and Contents Copies of property letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with some enclosed letters and papers:1. Letters nos P.1-2 from W.J. Keswick to H.H. Lennox, 8-10 December 1945.2. Letters no P.3-28 from W.J. Keswick (mainly) and J.F. Owen to J.H. Keswick, 6 May-31 December 1946.3. Letters nos P.29-41 from W.J. Keswick (mainly), J.F. Owen and W.E.D. Smith to J.H. Keswick, 2 January-30 December 1947.4. Letters nos P.42-47...
Dates: 8 Dec. 1945-31 Aug. 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from London to Tokyo, 9 Oct. 1950-28 Aug. 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/49
Scope and Contents

Copies of property letters from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Tokyo: nos P.1 from W.J. Keswick to F.A. Pollock, 9 October 1950; P.2 from W.J. Keswick to E.F. Watts, 6 August 1953; and P.3 from W.E.D. Smith to E.F. Watts, 28 August 1953. The subjects covered are the Kobe Office and Société Immobilière de Shanghai.

Dates: 9 Oct. 1950-28 Aug. 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Property letters from Shanghai to London, 7 Dec. 1945-6 May 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J2/52
Scope and Contents Original property letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed letters and papers:1. Nos P.1-3 from H.H. Lennox to W.J. Keswick, 7-22 December 1945.2. Nos P.4, 5, 5A and 6-22 from J.H. Keswick (mainly) and H.H. Lennox to W.J. Keswick, 4 January-26 December 1946. No. 5A was formerly semi-official letter no. 202.3. Nos P.23-35 from J.H. Keswick to W.J. Keswick (mainly) and W.E.D. Smith, 8 January-5 December...
Dates: 7 Dec. 1945-6 May 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official and property letters from Shanghai to Taipei, 1946-1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/235
Scope and Contents

Copies of semi-official and some property letters from Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, to Jardine Matheson, Taipei, with enclosed letters and papers. The correspondents are J.H. Keswick, H.H. Lennox, H.H. Pollock and W.E.D. Smith, Shanghai, and B.E. Bolton, D.I. Bosanquet, C.V. Eckford, Young Hee and Chang Kan, Taipei.

Dates: 1946-1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between B.W.I. and Hong Kong and London, 1955-1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/115
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence of the West Indies Navigation Co. Ltd and Jardine, Matheson & Co. (Caribbean) Ltd, Port of Spain, Trinidad, with Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, and Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, with enclosed documents. The correspondents are H.D.M. Barton, I.D. Bruce, G.J.P. Carey, D.C. Geddes, R. Gordon, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, A. Reid, R.E. Shea, W.E.D. Smith, I.F. Towler and E.F. Watts. The initial correspondence is with R.E. Shea as the representative of the West...
Dates: 1955-1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Shanghai, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/140
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Shanghai, with enclosures:1. Letters nos 942-951 and 953-999, 3 January-29 June 1950, and 1-68, 30 June-29 December 1950, from W.J. Keswick (mainly) and W.E.D. Smith, London, to J.H. Keswick and H.H. Lennox, Shanghai. No. 952 has been transferred to another file, but there is a sheet listing its contents.The letters are preceded by an index containing the following...
Dates: 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Tokyo, 1949-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/141
Scope and Contents Copies of semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine Matheson, Tokyo, with enclosed letters and papers. There are also some telegrams of Jardine Matheson, Tokyo. From 1961 the volumes include small sets of semi-official correspondence between Tokyo and Taipei. The correspondents are I.F. Aucott, B.E. Bolton, J.J.G. Brown, H. Flint, S.R. Hawke, J.H. Keswick, W.J. Keswick, M.P. Keyes, D.W.N. Landale, G.Y. Matsumura, D.B. Nelson, L. Norris, F.A. Pollock, A....
Dates: 1949-1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Semi-official correspondence between London and Vancouver, 27 Apr. 1950-14 Dec. 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/J1/221
Scope and Contents Semi-official correspondence between Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, and Jardine British Sales Ltd, Vancouver, with enclosed letters and papers. The ring-binder is divided into two sections:1) Copies of letters nos 1-9 from W.J. Keswick, London, to C.V. Eckford, Vancouver, 27 April-28 July 1950.2) Originals (and some copies) of letters JBS/SO nos 1-15 from C.V. Eckford and A.H. Hutchison, Vancouver, to W.J. Keswick, London, 20 May-7 November 1950, and nos 404 (14 August...
Dates: 27 Apr. 1950-14 Dec. 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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